"Amber in Ancient Cultures"

144 pages

A unique exhibition "Amber in Ancient Cultures" was exposed from September to December 2010 in the Kaliningrad Amber Museum. It was prepared special for Kaliningrad by the State Hermitage Museum. At the exhibition, archeological amber items in chronological order are gathered and demonstrated for the first time. They are related to the period beginning from the Neolithic Age to the Great Transmigration of Peoples. These archeological items were discovered by Hermitage expeditions in the settlements and famous burial chambers of the forest area of Europe, Caucasus, Black Sea Region and the furthest regions of South Siberia. Informative articles of members of the world famous museum, excellent various illustrations, original design make this book attractive not only for amber specialists but also for everyone, who is interested in living magic stone. The book is published in Russian and English.

Amber in Ancient Cultures. Masterpieces from the Hermitage Museum collection. Catalog of the exhibition. – St.Petersburg: Slavia, 2010. – 144 p.: il. – ISBN 978-5-9501-0126-7.

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